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Police in Wichita, Kansas, arrested a 22-year-old man at an
          airport hotel after he tried to pass two (counterfeit) $16
          bills.

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From the Honolulu Advertiser more than 20 years ago as printed
in Ann Landers, Sunday, April 7, 1996, (slightly rephrased):

Senators William B. Spong of Virginia and Hiram Fong of Hawaii
sponsored a bill recommending the mass ringing of church bells
to welcome the arrival in Hong Kong of the U.S. Table Tennis
Team after its tour of Communist China.

The bill failed to pass, cheating the Senate out of passing
the Spong-Fong Hong Kong Ping Pong Ding Dong Bell Bill.


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Did you know who in 1923 was: 

  1.President of the largest steel company? 
  2.President of the largest gas company? 
  3.President of the New York Stock Exchange? 
  4.Greatest wheat speculator? 
  5.President of the Bank of International Settlement? 
  6.Great Bear of Wall Street? 

These men should have been considered some of the world's
most successful men. At least they found the secret of making
money. Now more than 55 years later, do you know what has
become of these men? 

  1.The President of the largest steel company, Charles Schwab,
    died a pauper. 
  2.The President of the largest gas company, Edward Hopson, is insane. 
  3.The President of the N.Y.S.E., Richard Whitney, was released
    from prison to die at home. 
  4.The greatest wheat speculator, Arthur Cooger, died abroad, penniless. 
  5.The President of the Bank of International Settlement shot himself. 
  6.The Great Bear of Wall Street, Cosabee Rivermore, died of suicide. 

The same year, 1923, the winner of the most important golf championship,
Gene Sarazan, won the U.S. Open and PGA Tournaments. Today he is still
playing golf and is solvent.

Conclusion: Stop worrying about business and start playing golf 

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